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Cecil Richard Fisk

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CR Fisk

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Fisk AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41301 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 June 1945 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    18 June 1970 AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of wounds caused by a command detonated mine. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    41301 Lance Corporal Cecil Richard Fisk was born on 2nd June 1946 in New Zealand. He was the son of Lionel Horace Fisk and Joan nee Quintal. He married Gail nee Bullen and left two children - Julie Anne Fisk and Andrew Richard Fisk.
    He died on 18th June 1970 at age 24 in Vietnam, killed in action. He was part of Victor 5 Company of 2RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion.

    Died of wounds, 18 June 1970 – command detonated mine. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    18 June 1970 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    VietnamSoutheast Asia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ruru Lawn Cemetery, off Ruru Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM

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  • We had fun as youngsters in the Timber Yard, and getting through the fences of TeRapa Air Force Base. We caught up occasionally while in the Military for short periods of time. You are missed, Mate!!! You were taken the day after my birthday.
    Public - Peter Bryon - Friend - 16 June 2023
  • Uncle Ces, It has been 50 long years, since your death. I am honoured to be your Niece. will never forget you xxx
    Public - susan - Direct descendant - 18 June 2020
  • Got to Know Ces thru Gails brothers Phillip & John.
    He was my insperation to join the army.
    Flattery G44902 RNZASC
    Public - colin - Friend - 3 June 2020
  • A close friend and school mate during pre teen years at Vardon School Hamilton. An amazing Goal Keeper on the soccer field and always well respected by his Class Mates of 1959,1960,1961, Rest In Peace Buddy, your service is done, you are remembered with Honour.
    Public - Colin - Friend - 11 April 2020
  • Miss you and love you Uncle. Forever in my heart.
    Public - Jackie - Direct descendant - 1 March 2020
  • Hi granddad I love you I wish and pray that I could see you,you would have been a tough and loving granddad I love you and I miss you I think that one day I will be up there with you floating in the clouds never looking back to home because my home is your heart and I love you
    Public - Raiah liv - Other relative - 29 November 2018
  • #41301 Cecil Richard FISK [V1, V5] 18 June 1970 (DoW) Buried at Ruru Lawn Cemetery, 55 Raymond Rd, (& 70 Ruru Rd) Christchurch 8062. Block; 1D, Plot; 165. [[-43.532739, 172.690067]] LEST WE FORGET a much loved member of our unit, commemorated each ANZAC Day for his valued service to our country ONWARD
  • Always thinking of you Uncle Ces
    Public - susan - Direct descendant - 2 May 2016



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
16 June 2023Peter BryonHamilton New ZealandFriend
08 May 2021John Cleveland, Queensland, AustraliaOther
18 June 2020susanchristchurch new zealandDirect descendant
03 June 2020colinlae. papua new guineaFriend
11 April 2020ColinNapier New ZealandFriend

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